The newest concept to hit the Chicago e-marketplace is Stock Manufacturing Company. Launched just yesterday, the site (version 1.0) brought to you by the gents from Left of Trend offers shoppers the ability for small and up and coming designers to get their products into the hands of consumers without up-front capital or a large overhead.
It works like this: A designer submits a potential style to Stock Manufacturing Company, the style goes live on the site and consumers vote with dollars on wether it should be produced. Then production on the style will commence once pre-sale quota has been met and the style is shipped directly to you. Right now on the site you can shop shirts, pocket squares and bow ties with more coming soon.
· Stock Manufacturing Company [Official Site]